Riverside Park in the News


Nearly 120 years in existence, much of Riverside Park's history can be traced in news items throughout the years. We are in the process of compiling a comprehensive collection of newspaper articles and photos, and will add to the information available as we receive and sort through it. If you have old clippings about the park that you would be willing to share, please contact our webmaster.

Riverside Park and Others, 07/01/1903

Splendid Gift of Land for Park, 09/19/1907

Delightful Riverside Park, 04/23/1922

Views of Riverside Beach, 08/30/1934

Improvements at Riverside Park Wharf and Beach, 06/27/1936

Evergreens Flourish at Riverside Park, 04/23/1938

Improvements Start at Riverside Park, 04/24/1940

New Footbridge at Riverside Park, 05/16/1940

Riverside Park Overrun; Area Residents Complain, 07/30/1953

Basis of Admiral's Complaint, 12/01/1953

Green Harbor, Riverside Park Get Heavy Summer Play, 07/16/1954

City Officials Are Unhappy with Slicing Up of Park, 10/05/1963

Riverside Park: What Will Be Its Fate?, 07/06/1968

Riverside Park Has Hit the Skids, 04/11/1977

Riverside Park: Undiscovered beauty close at hand, 09/27/1981

Battle for Riverside Park Land Shaping Up, 11/20/1982

Riverside Secluded Beach Possesses Charm, 07/16/1984

Riverside Park: Sun and shade along the Thames, 06/08/1989

New London's Really Hopping, 06/06/1996

NL River Park Sets Perfect Stage, 06/09/1996

NL's Riverside Park's Former Glory Days, 10/08/2007

Riverside Friends Form Conservancy for Park's Future, 01/11/2012

Formation of Group Keeps Riverside Promise, 01/12/2012

Debating the Future of Riverside Park, 02/10/2013

Landscape Architect Makes Recommendations For Riverside Park Improvements, 02/14/2013

New London's Riverside Park Enjoys Revival, 09/13/2014

New London Wants Master Plan for Riverside Work, 01/06/2015

New London to Install Lights at Riverside Park, 04/24/2019